Determinants and consequences of board size: Conditional indirect effects

Ali, Muhammad (2016) Determinants and consequences of board size: Conditional indirect effects. In The 30th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management (BAM2016): Thriving in Turbulent Times, 6-8 September 2016, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

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This paper uses the resource dependency theory, agency theory and contingency theory to propose indirect effects of organization size on organizational performance via board size, conditional on industry. Specifically, it proposes the following: a positive relationship between organization size and board size; a positive relationship between board size and organizational performance; the moderating effect of industry on the organization size–board size and board size–organizational performance relationships; the indirect effect between organization size and organizational performance via board size; and this indirect effect is conditional on industry. The paper contributes to the field of corporate governance by theorizing the determinants and consequences of board size, leading to a more precise assessment of the board’s performance.

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ID Code: 99970
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Board size, Industry, Organization Size, Performance
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement (150303)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 13 Oct 2016 23:13
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 00:40

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